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Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins

Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins

These are small apple turnovers ("chaussons") of puff pastry, filled with a mixture of caramelised almonds, stewed apple and rum-soaked raisins. To be eaten just as they are...

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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

For 20 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 6 min.20 min.5 min.1 hour 31 min.
Preservation: Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #1Pour 50 g caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan, distribute it evenly over the whole surface, and put onto high heat. 1 min.
2 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #2After a while the sugar starts to melt...
3 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #3... and becomes caramel. 5 min.
4 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #4Then add 100 g flaked almonds. 1 min.
5 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #5Turn down heat, and stir to coat almonds with caramel. 2 min.
6 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #6As soon as the almonds are well caramelized, remove from heat and tip them onto a baking sheet or a sheet of non-stick cooking parchment. 2 min.
7 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #7Leave to cool, then crush coarsely with a rolling pin. 3 min.
8 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #8Put 200 g Stewed apple (compote) in a small bowl. 2 min.
9 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #9Prepare 1 handful raisins. 5 min.
10 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #10Add raisins and almonds to stewed apples and mix well. 3 min.
11 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #11Spread out circle of puff pastry (or roll out thinly if in a block).

Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.
2 min.
12 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #12Cut out circles of 10 cm diameter approximately (minimum) and place on a baking sheet. 5 min.
13 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #13With a brush soaked in water, wet all round the edge of each pastry circle to help "weld" the join.
14 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #14Put a teaspoon of the apple mixture onto each circle.
15 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #15Then fold over each circle to form the turnover.
16 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #16Press the edge to seal well.
17 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #17Glaze each turnover.
18 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #18You can, with the point of a knife, cut a small design on the top of the turnovers, it might not show much now, but will after cooking. 40 min.
19 Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins : Photo of step #19Put in the oven for 15/20 minutes (watch for colouring), then leave to cool on a wire rack. 20 min.

Remarks

For very small turnovers you can roll the large circle of puff pastry out even thinner before cutting out small circles.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
247736 gr204 gr133 gr
124 %14 %19 %20 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3305 gr27 gr18 gr
17 %2 %3 %3 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1231 gr10 gr6 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 20 pieces : 4.23 €
Per piece : 0.21 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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This recipe use (among others)
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Amiens macaroons, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Apple and pear tart, Linzer torte, Express apple tart, ... [All]
Flaked almondsFlaked almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paris-Brest, Toasted flaked almonds, Nanou's chocolate cake, Sweet pancake rolls from Brittany, Benoîton, ... [All]
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Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pets de nonne, Pear and lime meringue pie, Ciabatta, Fruit crumble, Meringues, ... [All]

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